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XTAB - CROSSTAB UTILITY

sp_XTAB (prototype) produces pivoted (crosstab) views/output with a minimum of fuss.No messing with code, just tell XTAB what you want to pivot.Tested to 764 pivoted columns, XTAB can generate up to 63000 characters of dynamic sql. Example (deliberately over-simplified)----------------------updated 27 January 2004Use NorthwindEXEC sp_XTAB 'Northwind','xtEMPL_COUNTRY','Orders','EmployeeID','ShipCountry', '', 'OrderID','COUNT','NULL', '', 'SELECT xtEMPL_COUNTRY.* FROM xtEMPL_COUNTRY' -- Include optional […]

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2004-01-24

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